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Bayesian Prediction of Incontinence among Older Women Using an Experimental Design Template
Found in: 2014 International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA)
By Theophilus Ogunyemi,Mohammad-Reza Siadat,Ananias C. Diokno,Suzan Arslanturk,Kim Killinger
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 1-4
In this study, a Bayesian predictor of urinary incontinence (UI) is devised for screening older women. Risk factors identified from an epidemiological survey data as significant for UI, are utilized. The proposed Bayesian method combines an experimental de...
   
Energy efficiency impact of cognitive femtocells in heterogeneous wireless networks
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st ACM workshop on Cognitive radio architectures for broadband (CRAB '13)
By Fatih Alagöz, Gürkan Gür, Suzan Bayhan
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 53-60
The recent surge in mobile broadband traffic has been accompanied by diminishing revenues per bit and spectral bottleneck for mobile cellular networks. For this purpose, cognitive radio concept embedded in smaller cells, i.e. cognitive femtocell networks (...
     
Clinical experience sharing by similar case retrieval
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st ACM international workshop on Multimedia indexing and information retrieval for healthcare (MIIRH '13)
By Barıs Bakır, Burak Acar, Ceyhun Burak Akgül, Nadin Kökciyan, Neda Barzegar Marvasti, Pınar Yolum, Rüstü Türkay, Suzan Üsküdarlı
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 67-74
Clinical experience sharing (CES) is a useful concept for both medical treatment and medical education purposes. One way of implementing CES is through the use of content based case retrieval (CBCR), where database of medical cases is browsed for case inst...
     
Seeker-assisted information search in mobile clouds
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM SIGCOMM workshop on Mobile cloud computing (MCC '13)
By Esa Hyytiä, Jörg Ott, Jussi Kangasharju, Suzan Bayhan
Issue Date:August 2013
pp. 9-14
The increase in the size of mobile cloud as well as the volume of information necessitates efficient search mechanisms for finding the searched information or the target node. In this paper, we focus on search mechanisms to retrieve information from within...
     
Cooperation policies for efficient in-network caching
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM 2013 conference on SIGCOMM (SIGCOMM '13)
By Jussi Kangasharju, Liang Wang, Suzan Bayhan
Issue Date:August 2013
pp. 533-534
Caching is a key component of information-centric networking, but most of the work in the area focuses on simple en-route caching with limited cooperation between the caches. In this paper we model cache cooperation under a game theoretical framework and s...
     
Recommending personalized touristic sights using google places
Found in: Proceedings of the 36th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '13)
By Maya Sappelli, Suzan Verberne, Wessel Kraaij
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 781-784
The purpose of the Contextual Suggestion track, an evaluation task at the TREC 2012 conference, is to suggest personalized tourist activities to an individual, given a certain location and time. In our content-based approach, we collected initial recommend...
     
Evaluating Load Generation in Virtualized Environments for Software Performance Testing
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Workshops and PhD Forum, 2011 IEEE International Symposium on
By Marco A.S. Netto,Suzane Menon,Hugo V. Vieira,Leandro T. Costa,Flavio M. de Oliveira,Rodrigo Saad,Avelino Zorzo
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 993-1000
Before placing a software system into production, it is necessary to guarantee it provides users with a certain level of Quality-of-Service. Intensive performance testing is then necessary to achieve such a level and the tests require an isolated computing...
 
Genre and domain in patent texts
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Patent information retrieval (PaIR '10)
By Eva D'hondt, Hans van Halteren, Nelleke Oostdijk, Suzan Verberne
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 39-46
In this paper we investigate the variation in language use within the very broad patent domain. We find that language use (represented by syntactic phrases) not only differs from one patent class to the next, but is also a characteristic that sets apart th...
     
A non-selfish and distributed channel selection scheme for cognitive radio ad hoc networks
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th ACM international conference on Modeling, analysis, and simulation of wireless and mobile systems (MSWIM '10)
By Fatih Alagoz, Suzan Bayhan
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 335-342
We consider the problem of distributed channel selection in cognitive radio (CR) ad hoc networks (CRAHNs) in which CRs have the capability of estimating the primary channel traffic activities. We propose a distributed channel selection scheme referred to a...
     
Semantic TagPrint - Tagging and Indexing Content for Semantic Search and Content Management
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Murat Kalender, Jiangbo Dang, Suzan Uskudarli
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 260-267
Existing search and content management technology is facing a challenge of locating desired content with the exponentially growing volume of documents. An approach for mitigating this issue is to make use of user-generated tags. However, the improvements a...
 
UNIpedia: A Unified Ontological Knowledge Platform for Semantic Content Tagging and Search
Found in: International Conference on Semantic Computing
By Murat Kalender, Jiangbo Dang, Suzan Uskudarli
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 293-298
The emergence of an ever increasing number of documents makes it more and more difficult to locate them when desired. An approach for improving search results is to make use of user-generated tags. This approach has led to improvements. However, they are l...
 
MAC layer design in cognitive radio networks
Found in: A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, International Symposium on
By Suzan Bayhan
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 1-2
The main focus of this thesis is to design and develop cognitive MAC protocols for various networks. Furthermore, we aim to explore the design tools, approaches and auxiliary systems that can be adapted to and applied in cognitive radio (CR) domain. In par...
 
Improving SVM Classification on Imbalanced Data Sets in Distance Spaces
Found in: Data Mining, IEEE International Conference on
By Suzan Köknar-Tezel, Longin Jan Latecki
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 259-267
Imbalanced data sets present a particular challenge to the data mining community. Often, it is the rare event that is of interest and the cost of misclassifying the rare event is higher than misclassifying the usual event. When the data is highly skewed to...
 
Annotation of URLs: more than the sum of parts
Found in: Proceedings of the 32nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '09)
By Maarten van der Heijden, Max Hinne, Stephan Raaijmakers, Suzan Verberne, Theo van der Weide, Wessel Kraaij
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 435-435
Recently a number of studies have demonstrated that search engine logfiles are an important resource to determine the relevance relation between URLs and query terms. We hypothesized that the queries associated with a URL could also be presented as useful ...
     
A Web Environment to Support Teaching Introductory Programming
Found in: Internet and Web Applications and Services, International Conference on
By Daghan Dinç, Suzan Üsküdarli
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 578-582
This study describes a Web environment for supporting the teaching of Introduction to Programming
 
Using query logs and click data to create improved document descriptions
Found in: Proceedings of the 2009 workshop on Web Search Click Data (WSCD '09)
By Maarten van der Heijden, Max Hinne, Suzan Verberne, Theo van der Weide, Wessel Kraaij
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 64-67
Logfiles of search engines are a promising resource for data mining, since they provide raw data associated to users and web documents. In this paper we focus on the latter aspect and explore how the information in logfiles could be used to improve documen...
     
Optimal Subsequence Bijection
Found in: Data Mining, IEEE International Conference on
By Longin Jan Latecki, Qiang Wang, Suzan Koknar-Tezel, Vasileios Megalooikonomou
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 565-570
We consider the problem of elastic matching of sequences of real numbers. Since both a query and a target sequence may be noisy, i.e., contain some outlier elements, it is desirable to exclude the outlier elements from matching in order to obtain a robust ...
 
Paragraph retrieval for why-question answering
Found in: Proceedings of the 30th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '07)
By Suzan Verberne
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 922-922
Temporal and spatial information in text documents is often expressed in a qualitative way. Moreover, both are frequently affected by vagueness, calling for appropriate extensions of traditional frameworks for qualitative reasoning about time and space. Ou...
     
Evaluating discourse-based answer extraction for why-question answering
Found in: Proceedings of the 30th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '07)
By Lou Boves, Nelleke Oostdijk, Peter-Arno Coppen, Suzan Verberne
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 735-736
We study the classification of news articles into emotions they invoke in their readers. Our work differs from previous studies, which focused on the classification of documents into their authors' emotions instead of the readers'. We use various combinati...
     
A Model-Driven Approach to Service Composition in Virtual Enterprises
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Khalid Belhajjame, Suzane M. Embury
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 214-221
This paper proposes a model driven approach whereby a composite service specification is generated automatically from a simple declarative definition. I t is based o n three concepts: services, virtual enterprises and business rules. Using a n e-travel app...
 
Neural Networks in Forecasting Models: Nile River Application
Found in: Circuits and Systems, Midwest Symposium on
By Suzan El Shoura, Mohamed El Sherif, Amir Atiya, Samir Shaheen
Issue Date:August 1998
pp. 600
The neural network approach is applied to the prediction of the flow of the River Nile. A multilayer feed-forward network is constructed and trained by the back propagation algorithm. We propose several different methods for single-step ahead forecast and ...
 
Wearable Computers for Three Dimensional CSCW
Found in: Wearable Computers, IEEE International Symposium
By Mark Billinghurst, Suzane Weghorst, Tom Furness Iii
Issue Date:October 1997
pp. 39
Using established principles from the field of Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW), we describe how wearable computers are ideal platforms for three dimensional CSCW. To illustrate this we present two pilot studies which imply that wearables may b...
 
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